Nicotine


Nicotine is a chiral alkaloid that is naturally produced in the nightshade family of plants (most predominantly in tobacco and Duboisia hopwoodii) and is widely used recreationally as a stimulant and anxiolytic. As a pharmaceutical drug, it is used for smoking cessation to relieve withdrawal symptoms. Nicotine acts as a receptor agonist at most nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs), except at two nicotinic receptor subunits (nAChRα9 and nAChRα10) where it acts as a receptor antagonist.Nicotine constitutes approximately 0.6–3.0% of the dry weight of tobacco. Nicotine is also present at concentrations of millionths of a percent in the edible family Solanaceae, including potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplants, though sources disagree on whether this has any biological significance to human consumers. Wikipedia

Substance Data

Source: TOXNET

CAS-Number

54-11-5

Flash Point

n/a

Boiling Point

n/a

Emergency Response Guide No. 151

Data from the Hazardous Materials Table

Source: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)

(3) Hazard Class

6.1
Poisonous Material

(4) Identification number Help

UN 1654

(5) Packing Group Help

II

(6) Labels Help

Poisonous liquids PG I Zone A (6.1)

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

×Note:
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
IB2

(8) Packing Authorizations (§173.***) Help

(8A) Exceptions153see 49 CFR §173.153
(8B) Non-bulk202see 49 CFR §173.202
(8C) Bulk243see 49 CFR §173.243

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/rail5 L
(9B) Cargo aircraft only60 L

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other n/a

Segregation Chart for Load, Transport, Storage

In this table a statement is contained for each hazard class whether the loading, transport or storage with other hazard classes is allowed, is not permitted or is restricted. The table is based on U.S.-Code 49 CFR §177.848.

There are no restrictions with hazardous materials, as pointed out in the instructions for using the Segregation Table (see 49 CFR §177.848(e)). But please, refer to following requirements in 49 CFR §177 Subpart B (Loading and Unloading):
  • §177.834 - General requirements
  • §177.835 - Class 1 materials
  • §177.837 - Class 3 materials
  • §177.838 - Class 4 (flammable solid) materials, Class 5 (oxidizing) materials, and Division 4.2 (pyroforic liquid) materials.
  • §177.839 - Class 8 (corrosive) materials
  • §177.840 - Class 2 (gases) materials
  • §177.841 - Division 6.1 and Division 2.3 materials
  • §177.842 - Class 7 (radioactive) material
  • §177.843 - Contamination of vehicles.